Mobile Marketing Association Mobile User Stats
Mobile phone subscribers worldwide have reached 1.4 billion, surpassing land lines subscribers.
There are 193 million mobile subscribers in the US, nearly 95% of active mobile phones support text messaging, and 62% of subscribers use it.
US mobile subscribers are exchanging almost 7 billion text messages a month, compared to 2.5 billion a year ago. And this is just a shade of what’s its likely to be, given that there are 350 billion text messages exchanged worldwide every month.
About 80% of new phones shipped are capable of full web surfing, and already about 5% of phone users are maintaining a data plan on their phone or handheld to enable 24/7 surfing.